Period
to 4 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 213 232
Rank change year-on-year +83 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 7 26 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.16% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 25
Median daily rate £560 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +23.81% +6.60%
10th Percentile £483 £419 £313
90th Percentile £657 £700 £620
Central London median daily rate £425 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 965 2,249 2,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.22% 33.76% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1,631 2,213
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £306 £330 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £509 £525 £519
% change year-on-year -3.10% +1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.76 £46.39
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +72.84% +1.25% +21.21%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Linux Command Line also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Azure
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) GCP
4 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) CyberArk Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CyberArk
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft